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Establishing the UK’s non-exempt limit on agricultural support after Brexit

Possible outcomes for UK domestic support commitments in its WTO schedule after Brexit

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Latest EU AMS notification confirms declining trend in WTO amber box support

The latest EU notification of domestic support to the WTO contains no surprises, and documents the continuing downward trend in amber box support in the EU total.

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The changing landscape of agricultural support

While levels of agricultural support and protection have been falling in OECD countries, agricultural support in a number of (but not all) emerging economies has been increasing. Rising agricultural support in emerging economies may lead to these countries breaching their WTO commitments, and this trend will raise difficult questions about the reasonableness and fairness of these commitments.

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Doha round agreement would leave EU farm subsidies untouched

Decoupling means EU has plenty of headroom if a WTO agreement to cap trade-distorting farm subsidies is reached

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CAP support levels reach new high

CAP subsidies as reported to the WTO reached the highest level in ten years in 2006/07 at over €90 billion.

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